The Franklin Café is open for full-service dining, including outdoor porch seating and indoor seating in the Parlor Bar and dining room. Join us for Breakfast 8am - 11am, Lunch 11am - 5pm, and Dinner from 5-9pm, Wednesday-Monday.The Franklin Café and Parlor Bar are closed on Tuesday.Fun, seasonal, and inventive, the Franklin Café at the Gibson Inn spotlights spotlights the best of the Gulf Coast’s fresh flavors and incredible seafood.The Franklin Café offers delicious food and unexpected but incredibly pleasing flavor combinations, unlike any other restaurant along the Forgotten Coast. Step back in time and experience Florida as it once was in our historic, old-world dining room setting, lively Parlor Bar, and Billiards Room. We focus on fresh flavors and seasonal ingredients, proudly supporting local, organic, sustainable, and natural practices whenever possible.
Welcome to Ira's Seaside Grill. We are inside the Historic Gibson Inn built in 1907. Come enjoy Chef Ira's creative cuisine featuring the bounty of Apalachicola bay. We feature local seafood, prime steaks, creative salads and wonderful desserts. Try our grilled grouper with mango habanero barbeque sauce, or tuna topped with smoked tomato caper sauce. Be sure to try the poblano pepper cheesecake or shitake mushroom spring rolls.of course after dinner a piece of key lime pie.Our wine list features wine from all over the world, and you will find something you will enjoy at every price point.
Caroline's River Dining is located at the Apalachicola River Inn in Apalachicola, Florida. It serves guests of the inn as it has for 23+ years with seafood on the menu throughout the day, much of which is caught right in Apalachicola Bay, such as the fresh grouper and oysters. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are offered at Caroline's River Dining.
Speaking of oysters any time, try the signature gouda-gouda oyster omelet. Another seafood breakfast option is the sautéed baby shrimp with grits. Traditional breakfasts such as buttermilk hot cakes and biscuits & gravy are also available at Caroline's River Dining. Great food and a one-of-a-kind screened-in gazebo with fantastic river views makes it a popular destination for tourists.